Book Arts Exhibition Deserves More Than Just One Look

Book Arts Exhibition Deserves More Than Just One Look

The Book Arts Guild and University of Washington Libraries invite you to:

Just One Look: an exhibition of contemporary book arts exploring the theme of Women and Vision

Special Book Arts Guild Event: Thursday April 21, 2016 7-9pm

Exhibition on view March 31 through July 29, 2016 Special Collections, Allen Library South Basement, University of Washington, Seattle

Thirty new artists’ books, most commissioned specifically for this exhibition, were created by artists from across the country as well as from the region. Each was inspired by a text proposed, for the most part, by faculty from the UW Humanities departments including, Classics, English, Asian Languages, Germanics, Art History, and Philosophy. Oral stories from the Salish, Muslim and Latino cultures are also included.

Artists: Harriet Bart | Mare Blocker | Hannah Bruckbauer | Lou Cabeen | Malpina Chan| Julie Chen | Laura Davidson | Dead Feminists [Chandler O’Leary & Jessica Spring] | Lauren Dudley | Elsi Vassdal Ellis |Mar Goman | Mari Gower | Fred Hagstrom | Lyall Harris | Helen Hiebert | Charles Hobson | Alex Hollmann | Beanne Hull | Diane Jacobs | Kate Leonard | Lise Melhorn-Boe | Catherine Michaelis | Suzanne Moore | Robin Price | Laura Russell | Emma Shulte | Robbin Ami Silverberg | Tamara Somerfeld | Jessica Spring | Carletta Carrington Wilson

The exhibition is co-curated by Lauren Dudley and Sandra Kroupa, and will run from March 31 through July 29, 2016.

Sponsored by the University of Washington Libraries, the University of Washington Classics Department and the Simpson Center for the Humanities.